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Lionel Louis Labat

Military

Oak Leaf Cluster

Service

People

  • James Johnson

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-17 Pilot | 398th Bomb Group
    Flew 36 missions out of Nuthampstead between July and December 1944. Shot down September 9th in B-17 #43-37509 over Mannheim and crash landed in France. The crew made their way to Paris and then returned to Nuthampstead to resume flying. Johnson’s...

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Units served with

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allied...

  • 600th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 May 2015 02:54:01 jimjohnson22 Changes to middlename
Sources

http://billiongraves.com/pages/record/Lionel-Louis-Labat/3956638#given_n...

Date Contributor Update
20 April 2015 16:18:14 jimjohnson22 Changes to role
Sources

www.398th.org

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

398th History Vol II and Vol III / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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